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Hope for the Holidays: A Canadian-Syrian Fundraiser
The best of Syrian Food, Music and Culture for the Holiday Season - Please Join Us
Enjoy the tastes and sounds of Syria at an elegant, fun and inspirational night, hosted in the auditorium of the Ralph Thornton Community Centre at 765 Queen St. East.
Beautiful live music with an authentic Syrian singer and guitarist, dabke dancers, catering by a chef at the CN Tower restaurant and amazing home cooking by Syrian newcomer families.
It's a wonderful opportunity for Canadians new and old to celebrate the beautiful Syrian culture that has made a welcome home here in Toronto.
Time: December 15, 2017 from 5:30 - 9:30 pm
Place: Ralph Thornton Community Centre at 765 Queen St. East., near Queen and Broadview
Live performances by Leen, a singer of traditional Syrian music, accompanied by Nasim Misrabi on guitar
An exhibit of beautiful photography by Syrian photographers
Inspirational speeches by Syrian Canadians who have rebuilt their lives in Canada
The best of Syrian, Turkish, Persian and Sri Lankan cuisine
Jewellery and other donated artisan goods from local stores
Who we're supporting
A Syrian family trapped in Ghana: https://www.youcaring.com/sahelandkhuloud-905146
Who we are
Volunteers associated with Community Matters Toronto, a registered charity that helps newcomers settle in St James Toronto: www.facebook.com/SyrianSanctuary